Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 35 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 3 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.51% 3.66% 7.36%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 69.23% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 12
Preston median annual salary £16,750 £33,625 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.19% +22.27% +34.15%
10th Percentile £16,500 £21,200 £16,550
90th Percentile £17,400 £50,500 £55,950
Lancashire median annual salary £32,000 £27,500 £20,500
% change year-on-year +16.36% +34.15% -18.00%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 21 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 10.55% 5.28% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 20
Preston median annual salary £40,000 £26,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -15.45% +1.65%
10th Percentile £26,375 £18,200 £16,950
90th Percentile £46,250 £46,863 £40,675
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00% +8.11%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Preston

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Preston.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft